Pharmacy Technician Program
Start: Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Escondido , CA 92027
This comprehensive 50-hour course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's (PTCB) exam. Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other healthcare settings - working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing, and reimbursement. Tuition includes textbook. Students enrolling less than 7 days prior to the start date may not have textbook on first day of class.